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Kaylyn McKenna

About Me

For more than 10 years, Kaylyn McKenna has studied the ins and outs of the workplace experience. With guidance designed to help both employers and employees, she advises on workplace matters affecting small businesses. This has ranged from providing recommendations on HRO and PEO services to sharing pointers on job interviews and managing increasing workloads. Her expertise has been trusted by JobGet, Business Management Daily and others.

McKenna holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration. While pursuing her master’s in industrial and organizational psychology, she focused on relevant topics like organizational change, high-performance teamwork and customer relations. McKennna has also led webinars on workplace happiness and unconscious bias in the workplace. With her additional interest in e-commerce and finance, McKenna’s work has appeared in Forbes, CBS News and

Commerce Writer at Paramount
May 2022 - Present
Freelance Beauty Deals Writer at Dotdash
February 2023 - Present
SEO Writer- Behavioral Health at Growth Machine
February 2022 - Present
Contributing Writer (Freelance) at Business News Daily
January 2022 - Present
Contributing Writer at Business Management Daily
April 2021 - Present
Contributor at TechnologyAdvice
March 2022 - November 2022
Contributing Writer at
September 2021 - May 2022
Staff Writer at MUO
January 2021 - February 2022
Contributor - Forbes Shopping at Forbes
November 2021 - December 2021
Content Writer - Employment/Management at JobGet
August 2020 - February 2021
Touro University Worldwide
Master of Arts (MA)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
San Francisco State University
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
Business Administration and Management, General
Kaylyn's Product and Service Reviews
Our team conducts an independent analysis of products and services that can help manage your business.
The Best HR Outsourcing Companies of 2024
This guide offers tips on how to choose an HR outsourcing company,...
Best HR Software for 2024
Explore the top HR software options and learn how to choose the...
The Best PEO Service Providers of 2024
Here are the best professional employer organizations (PEOs),...
Kaylyn's Activity
BambooHR Software Review 2024 - thumbnail
BambooHR Software Review 2024 Review
BambooHR is an award-winning HR software platform with a strong focus on data and analytics, hiring, onboarding, compensation, and culture.
Updated April 11, 2024
FCRA Compliance for Employers  - thumbnail
FCRA Compliance for Employers 
Do you run background checks on prospective employees? See if you could be violating the FCRA.
Updated October 27, 2023
Paychex Flex HR Software Review 2024 - thumbnail
Paychex Flex HR Software Review 2024 Review
Paychex Flex is an all-in-one HR solution that can successfully meet the needs of remote teams, thanks to features such as paperless onboarding.
Updated April 11, 2024
Justworks Review - thumbnail
Justworks Review Review
Justworks PEO combines an intuitive tech platform with robust customer support to act as a co-employer to startups and small businesses.
Updated March 28, 2024
Bambee HR Software Review 2024 - thumbnail
Bambee HR Software Review 2024 Review
Bambee provides comprehensive HR tools to help small businesses mitigate risks and manage complex HR processes.
Updated April 11, 2024
Rippling HR Software Review - thumbnail
Rippling HR Software Review Review
Rippling is a modern automation-focused HR software and service solution suited for small to midsize businesses that want to provide an effortless employee onboarding experience.
Updated March 27, 2024
Salesforce vs. NetSuite: Which CRM Is Right for Your Business? - thumbnail
Salesforce vs. NetSuite: Which CRM Is Right for Your Business?
Salesforce and NetSuite are among the best CRMs in 2024. We compared their pricing, features and more to help you determine which is best for your company.
Updated June 18, 2024
Paychex PEO Review - thumbnail
Paychex PEO Review Review
Paychex, our choice as the best PEO for startups, offers a flexible plan that allows startups to mix and match services to get exactly what they need.
Updated March 28, 2024
Paychex HR Outsourcing Review - thumbnail
Paychex HR Outsourcing Review Review
Paychex offers HR outsourcing services online or even in person. Read more about it here.
Updated October 11, 2023
AlphaStaff Review - thumbnail
AlphaStaff Review Review
AlphaStaff is a PEO vendor with a strong tech platform and expert HR support. Find out why AlphaStaff is our best pick for recruiting.
Updated October 06, 2023
Insperity Review: PEO and HRO Service Pricing - thumbnail
Insperity Review: PEO and HRO Service Pricing Review
Insperity is a PEO provider with exceptional risk management features. Find out if Insperity is right for your business with our Insperity PEO review.
Updated March 28, 2024
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Gusto HR Software Review Review
Gusto's strong focus on easy-to-use payroll services and benefits for small businesses and their employees makes it stand out in a crowd of all-in-one HR software platforms, earning our best pick for payroll.
Updated April 11, 2024
ADP TotalSource Review - thumbnail
ADP TotalSource Review Review
ADP TotalSource is our top PEO recommendation for customer service because of its comprehensive features, tailored solutions and excellent support.
Updated March 28, 2024
Rippling PEO Review - thumbnail
Rippling PEO Review Review
Rippling provides small businesses with unique features like remote laptop management and local tax registration, making it our best pick for a scalable PEO.
Updated March 28, 2024
The Best Live Chat Apps - thumbnail
The Best Live Chat Apps
Learn how to leverage these top live chat apps to improve your customer support and boost sales.
Updated October 23, 2023
10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Need Licenses - thumbnail
10 Jobs You Didn’t Know Need Licenses
Find out if your desired career requires licensure – and what licenses can net you the highest salaries.
Updated April 11, 2024
Screwed Up at Work? How to Keep Your Job and Move Forward - thumbnail
Screwed Up at Work? How to Keep Your Job and Move Forward
Made a mistake at work? Find out how to make amends and move forward without harming your career or reputation.
Updated October 23, 2023
What Is an MVR Report, and Why Should You Conduct One?  - thumbnail
What Is an MVR Report, and Why Should You Conduct One? 
Will your new hire be driving on the job? Check their motor vehicle record (MVR) report before you let them get in the car.
Updated October 27, 2023
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Papaya Global Review Review
Papaya Global provides expert PEO support in over 160 countries. Find out why the company is our top choice for the best PEO for international compliance.
Updated October 20, 2023
Paycor HR Software Review - thumbnail
Paycor HR Software Review Review
Updated April 11, 2024